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apparently never existed. abc's dan harris explains the incredible tale of fame and deception. >> reporter: it was one of the most dramatic and emotional stories in recent sports history. manti te'o, the star linebacker for notre dame, enduring the death of both his grandmother and then his girlfriend within just six hours. >> you take the love of my life. last thing she said to me was, "i love you." >> reporter: te'o then went on to lead his team to a series of epic victories. propelled by his success and his story, he was a finalist for the heisman trophy. all along, he spoke freely about his twin tragedy. >> older brother called me and he was just crying and crying and crying and that's when i kind of knew, but i was still in denial. >> reporter: but tonight, word that that girlfriend, lennay kekua, never existed at all. the story, first reported on the sports news website deadspin, says she was a hoax, and the picture we all saw was of another woman who is very much alive and says she doesn't know te'o at all. late today, notre dame released a statement that coaches were informed by te
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. dan springer has been on top of this. what's the latest? >> you talk about turbulence. the grounding is a major blow to boeing and the airlines that have sunk billions of dollars into this plane of the future. let's face it, this is boeing's showcase plane. airlines are scrambling to bring in jets to replace the 787. that has led to flight delays and cancellations. many passengers stranded, their plans in limbo, but for the most part saying better safe than sorry. >> i rather flight tomorrow or fly tight by different airplane line that continue the risk anything happen. >> the faa's directive followed the emergency landing 0 of 00787 plane in japan. a lithium ion battery overheated and hot chemicals sprayed out of it. eight days earlier, a battery in a different part of the plane overheated, cracked open and caught fire. so the faa has told boeing they have to prove the battery is safe before the dreamliners could fly again. it could take days, weeks, perhaps moss. the battery manufacturer said is too take months to figure out the problem. we know the electrical system is advanced an
it a terrorist attack as well. for more, let's go to dan rivers in london. what are the latest reports there on the hostage situation? >> effectively, according to the minister of information in algeria, this is a standoff. the algerian security forces surrounded this gas plant in the far east of algeria. the islamists are holed up inside, holding a number of western hostages. we don't know the exact numbers. there's been a press conference this morning from the norwegian stat oil company. it is saying that it had 17 employees there, 5 escaped. and therefore 12 remain unaccounted for. not clear if all are being held hostage or if some escaped into the desert. it's a confused situation. the state department confirmed there are americans among those being held. we understand as well possibly british, japanese, french as well as those norwegians. a number of countries being embroiled in this hostage crisis which looks like it may have been precipitated by algeria's decision to allow french planes to fly of the country as part of its ongoing military campaign in mali to the south. >> i kno
the battery fire risk. europe, japan and india making similar moves to keep the new jetliner from flying. dan springer is live in seattle. dan. >> reporter: yeah, jon the grounding is a major blow to boeing and the airlines that have sung billions of dollars into this plane of the future. airlines around the world are scrambling to bring in jets to replace the 787s that are not allowed to fly right now. that's led to flight delays and cancellations. many passengers have been stranded, their plans in limbo. for the most part they've been saying, better safe than sorry. >> i'd rather have to fly either tomorrow or sake som take some flights tonight by different airplane lines than put in the risk of anything happening, you know. >> reporter: the faa's directive followed an emergency landing of a 787 in japan yesterday. a lithium eye on battery below the cockpit overheated and hot chemicals sprayed out of it. a different battery i cracked open the other day. they have to prove the dream lean iris safe before it can fly again. the battery manufacturer told reporters it could take months just to f
. it's a very serious matter when americans are taken hostage along with others. >> dan rueters is live in london. what do we know about the group taking responsibility? >> reporter: well, that had are sort of a splinter group, an affiliate of al qaeda in the islamic magnificent rred. led by mokhtar belmokhtar. he fought in the '80s against the soviets. he has been involved in people trafficking, drugs, and he has done a lot of kidnapping as well. most motivated by ransom and money. this may end up getting resolved. a notorious character, and described by french intelligence as mr. untouchable. known locally for being involved in cigarette smuggling. this is part of a wider, regional conflict, links to mali, that these islam iist groups in algeria are getting in on. furious that algeria has allowed french planes to fliory algerian air space to attack insurients, islamists in northern mali. >> what about plans or missions to get hostages out? >> well, we know from the ministry of information in algeria, that they are surrounded. the terrorists, and that a large number of security forces
causing major waves. abc's dan harris has been covering scientology for years. he's here, now, with the sorry. good morning, dan. >> reporter: good morning. scientology is fighting back against the book by lawrence wright, about the inner workings of the faith and some of its famous members. >> when you're a scientologist, you see life but you see things the way they are. >> reporter: from celebrity members like tom cruise, to the legions of worker bees behind the scene, lawrence wright's new book "going clear" is a sweeping look at scientology. >> life after death is life after death. >> reporter: the book traces the faith from its founding by l. ron hubbard, to its current leader, david miscavige. >> i've never met a more compassionate being. we're lucky to have you. thank you. >> reporter: some high-ranking church officials have accused miscavige of being abusive. debbie cook once ran the mecca in florida. >> i witnessed mr. miscavige physically punching. >> reporter: she testified that she saw miscavige punch a scientology executive. while he never hit her, he did order hi
grounded the 787. dan springer is live in seattle near where teams assemble the aircraft. what is boeing saying about this? >> as you expect they're in crisis mode. the 787 is very important to the company's future. this is a showcase plane. a whole new design based on better fuel efficiency, more comfort. the planes have been flying for more than a year. around a million passengers, and the results have been good. they use 20% less fuel, thanks to the use of composites and a revolutionary electrical system that was lighter and produced twice the power of standard plain planes. the company's ceo says we are confident it is safe and we stan behindded integrity. we'll take every step to assure our customers and the traveling public of the 787 safety and return the airplane to service. it's hard to predict exactly how long this will take to get the planes back up in the air, but analysts are saying it could last months, greg. >> has to be causing a whole lot of headaches not only for the airlines but their passengers as well? >> you got it. the airlines have sunk billions of dollars into th
in this plane. dan springer is live in seattle. what is the immediate impact of all this, dan? >> reporter: martha, officially it is a crisis for boeing. canceled flights, upset passengers all across the world. within hours of the faa directive to ground all 787s, other countries followed suit. airlines are scrambling to get other aircraft to fill in for the dreamliners. in most case that is not possible. in san jose, two flights to tokyo have been canceled. two are in jeopardy. this nonstop route was opened friday to a lot of fanfare. the faa is grounding the 787 because of quote, a potential battery fire risk. it was triggered by an emergency landing of a 787 in japan due to apparent overheatings of a battery, second time in eight years. business leaders who worked for years getting new flights to asia. they don't fault the airlines. they're upset with boeing. >> this is a company that put passengers ahead of profits and made a wise decision to make sure that boeing works out these kinks before they put another plane up in the air. >> reporter: and 49 dreamliners were in service. united
the shouts behind us. >> our friend dan dicker saying this is a must buy. holly frontier has been returning so much to shareholders. these companies are a big beneficiary of the glut of domestic oil versus what we can charge, you know at the pump. the united states oil is so cheap. >>> a couple incongruities today. at yet the dow is positive. you made the point about the macro being positive. >> we are in a rising tide situation. you know, we're supposed to -- if you listen to anyone on how america is doing, i mean, you really think we must be doing terrible. we have higher payroll tax, a gridlock in washington, but the actual job growth is very out of sync, and it almost says like, listen, we got rid of this, let's start hiring. we may be looking at this debt ceiling, and i'm going to invoke shakespeare, the bard, that this may be much ado about nothing. i'm going there. right here. >> right now? the cliff is -- >> don't you love -- you know, when i first heard, i thought what a great title, i said no, moran, take the shakespeare course first the it's going to be claymation death match, ma
that someone who can set twitter on fire. dagen: dan henn injured says they need to get into the 21st century. they need someone to deflect any negative attention. >> that is exactly right. they need their own jay carney. they need a spokesman. a tea party spokesman for the republican party. the president has been doing this across the last 80 years or so. you go down the list for people who are white house secretaries and you, with names like tony snow, anyone who pays to politics recognizes the names immediately. they spoke for the president. the only two names that come up in the senate are senator mitch mcconnell and john boehner. they are the leaders and they are trying to do too much by being both the leader and the spokesman for the party. connell: you want someone who is not an elected official. dagen: ironically enough in williamsburg. connell: you know a lot of people inside the party and i would say you have some influence of writing in the journal's editorial page at least what people are thinking about. is this something that they are considering? >> i think it is something that
. >> on the day of his girlfriend's suppose it dan role he played football instead of going to the funeral. they dedicated the ball to the girl we now know does not exist. >> we award the game ball to renee. >> he told his coaches about the hoax on december 26th. the meal was still telling the story leading up to the national championship game. >> we decided that it was his story to tell. >> many people including one of the reporters that broke the hoax story >> his story that he is completely innocent and this does not shake up. >> what is not clear is why did he not mention that he had not actually met her and talking about how much he loved her. he'd out of the story about how he first met her at if about game start? how could he have been so in love with someone he had never met face-to-face? >> i think as he tells his story you'll see the same thing i saw. it does believe line up. >> he has been a top turning story on twitter ever since the story about the girlfriend hoped broke out. >> we will take a break. we all have our own personal opinions about hate me know what we will be back
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